[OLPC-GSoC] Weekly update : reminder, link

Assim Deodia assim.deodia at gmail.com
Sat Jun 21 14:20:53 EDT 2008

Hi All,

I have added a link to my weekly updates from the overview section.

I started with with making a dictionary DB for my application (listen-spell)
which was actually breaking the wordnet dictionary DB to something just
useful for listen-spell. The DB was in SQL format which was also required to
be converted to SQLite format.

Using the DB and talkntype application as the start base I developed the
v1.0 of the application (command line version) with limited features only
and committed to git today :). Right now its almost same as talkntype with
SQLite support, few added features and few more bugs.

I have shifted my focus towards the pronunciation of the words and the voice
quality (which would be I suppose the toughest part of the project). For
this i am exploring few pronunciation dictionary and its compatibility with

I have maintained all my update details at:

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 10:23, Samuel Klein <sj at laptop.org> wrote:

> Dear interns and SoC / summer project participants --
> This is a reminder to write a weekly update about your projects, and a
> few-line summary of important or interesting points that you'd like others
> to know about.   Please add a full update on the OLPC wiki, and link to it
> from the week in review talk page:
>  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_talk:News/2008/Week_25
> Please also let me know / post to the list about how you are doing, what
> roadblocks or inspirations you have come across, and any  extra help you
> could use in figuring out how to make something work or how to get better
> feedback or testing.
> Dear mentors : please take a few minutes between now and Saturday to talk
> with your students to find out how they are doing and help them with the
> above; and record your own thoughts about the projects and where their
> roadmap or timeline is heading.
> Likewise write back with any insights or issues you have so far, so that we
> can make our summer program better.
> Finally, we are planning a gathering and workshop for the end of August for
> all summer projects to show off what they have been doing, and to meet in
> person in Cambridge; more details on this to come next week.  We are
> currently planning to hold this for 2 or 3 days between August 20 and 24 --
> for all subscribed to these lists, let me know if you would be interested in
> attending, and whether this timeframe works for you.
> Regards,
> SJ
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Assim Deodia
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